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A stroll around CES: Here the science center’s future is reality.

Now that Ericsson’s major appearances at 2013 International CES are finished, I took my first stroll around the Central Hall, where huge brands like Polaroid, Panasonic, Sony, and Samsung (and Ericsson) are all competing for the attention of attendees. As I walked through — admittedly a limited tour but anyone who comes to these trade [...]

Expectations on CES Super Session today

2nd day of Consumer Electronics Show, CES, in Las Vegas and our CEO Hans Vestberg will be in a Super Session panel lead by Techonomy’s founder and CEO David Kirkpatrick on “The New Networked Effect Changes Everything”.

CES 2013 kicks off: It’s about interaction!

The 2013 International CES kicks off today, and we’ll finally see if all the speculations about “it’s a different show” now are indeed true. Journalists writing advance pieces say it’s no longer about the gadgets. It’s about the interaction between people, software, and network. For Ericsson, that’s right up our alley.
And for us, there’s [...]

Report from a truly inspiring hackathon

AT&T Hackathon in Las Vegas on Sunday – as always very busy. The developers utilized Ericsson’s WebRTC platform and pizza (!) to come up with their great ideas. I’ll tell you more if you click to watch the video blog…

Ericsson Business Innovation Forum in Brazil

I’m at the Business Innovation Forum in São Paulo, Brazil. Brazil is a country in which the information and communication technology (ICT) industry is bringing about rapid changes, and everything from busses to schools have been connected to mobile broadband networks to improve citizens’ quality of life. And with the country set to host the [...]

Mobility makes entertainment more personal

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To find out how ICT is impacting different segments of the entertainment industry, Ericsson spoke to prominent figures from major companies such as Warner Bros, Sony Music and Fairfax Media.

Capacitive coupling, and the next big step

As the Ericsson team have now returned to their various homes (none of us are based in Vegas, believe it or not) we can reflect on the reviews we received after CES. Our demonstration of capacitive coupling, where data can be sent through our bodies from one device to another, created a lot of headlines.

An introduction – Ericsson at CES

The Consumer Electronics Association invited Ericsson to the 2012 International CES. Want to know why? See it straight from Jason Oxman himself, who welcomed our Hans Vestberg onstage. It’s worth taking a look at just the intro.

The future is hands free

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During CES 2012 I met up with Jeffrey.S. Jacobson from nano semiconductor company, Kopin. Jeffrey let me try out Golden-i, the Remote Video Expertise demonstrated by Verizon Wireless and Kopin at this year’s event. The latest technology will enable us to connect to the Networked Society more efficiently using voice.

Hans Vestberg’s keynote at CES

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The Networked Society premiered in the context of gadgets at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.  I look back at Hans Vestberg’s keynote and flash on highlights, plus have a question for you.